Homeless teenagers who have babies pose a significant population of concern for those in health and human services. This article explores demographic, structural, and economic changes for homeless young and single-parent families. It proposes that their homelessness is due to these barriers and the problems that result. Case studies illustrate the process of troubled teens becoming homeless women with babies. Policy recommendations for assisting these youngsters are offered.
Vissing, Yvonne M.
"Homeless Children Having Children,"
New England Journal of Public Policy: Vol. 8
, Article 34.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/nejpp/vol8/iss1/34